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Former addict to BHS students: Ask yourself 'Why use?'

Why? Why would someone start drinking? What is so wrong with someone's life that he or she would start "chasing death"? Chris Herren asked those questions to all the Barrington High School …
Portsmouth firefighters open station to public (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Fire Department hosted an open house to the public on Saturday. The event featured tours of the fire … Read More
Portsmouth's Glen Park goes to the dogs
PORTSMOUTH — Four-legged friends took over Glen Park Sunday afternoon for the 29th annual Heart & Sole Walk for Animals. The event … Read More
Vandals strike Escobar farm's corn maze in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Lori Clarke held aloft a possible clue that was left behind after one or more vandals struck the Escobar's Highland … Read More
Cost overruns on Portsmouth police station prompt concerns
PORTSMOUTH — What happens when voters approve the borrowing of $10 million to construct a new police station, but the construction … Read More
Sound the alarm: SIREN arrives in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A shared workspace for professional women of all walks of life has opened in a converted 18th-century building at … Read More
Spear fisherman found, after wife and father report that he was missing
Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Bristol and Portsmouth Police were notified of a diver who was spearfishing off the Hog … Read More
Obituaries
Edward Steven Akucewich Jr., 81, formerly of Barrington Edward Steven Akucewich Jr., 81, husband of Paula Helene (Bert) Akucewich, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 at home, surrounded by his family after a battle with ALS. Born in …
Alfred L. Borges, 78, Portsmouth Alfred L. Borges, Jr., 78, of Portsmouth, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 14, 2018. Fred was born on Feb. 16, 1940 in Fall River, Mass. to the late Alfred L. Borges, Sr. and the late Mary …
Sports
Portsmouth Police: Man assaulted female at Newport Beach Club PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Police have charged a Maine man with assaulting a 21-year-old female while she was working at the Newport Beach Club last month. Patrick A. Tinsman, 47, of 91 …
Last-second goal lifts Barrington over Portsmouth PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ soccer team lost in heartbreaking fashion Friday night, as Barrington’s Elizabeth Grover scored with only five seconds left on …
Portsmouth shuts out East Providence in boys' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — Visiting Portsmouth High School potted a pair of first-half tallies as the Patriots tripped up host East Providence, 2-0, in a Division I boys’ soccer contest played Saturday …
2018 Portsmouth High Hall of Fame class inducted Saturday PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome its second induction class during ceremonies at the Green Valley Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at …
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Opinion
Editorial: Bike path crime spree is a crock Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which …
Letter: Is smoking cigarettes good for you? To the editor: Fifty years ago the tobacco industry went to great lengths to manipulate us into believing that smoking was safe. Using their own words (from a 1969 industry memo): "Doubt is our …
Letter: Politicians need to protect programs for seniors To the editor: Like the warnings of a 500-year flood, the forthcoming elections are being similarly promoted, again, with an alert: “This is one of the most important elections in …
Letter: Do you really know what the Progressives stand for? In an earlier letter to the editor I cautioned all Rhode Island voters to beware of candidates running for state and local elected office who subscribe to the Progressive Democrat left — aka …
Legal Notices
Portsmouth Legal Notices – Sept. 27, 2018

These Legal Notices were published in the Portsmouth Times on Sept. 27, 2018.

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